GEM – A1113395
Safe - 5-28-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 5/28/17 GEM is a super cute and friendly kitten that needs some TLC. She needs immediate placement. Contact a NEW HOPE rescue if you can foster GEM.
Gem A1113395, 3-4 Weeks Old, Calico DSH, Female, 0.9 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3-4 weeks
Microchip noted on Intake? no
Subjective: Kitten is QAR.
Observed Behavior – Kittens eyes are crusted shut, but she responds to noise outside her cage by lifting head and meowing. Allows to be picked up and held, allows most parts of body to be touched, but fights restraint when eyes and nose are cleaned (paws and tries to bite at gauze).
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
T = NA P = wnl R =wnl BCS 3-4/9
EENT: Both eyes crusted shut; large amount of purulent discharge upon opening; severe chemosis, Ears clean, crusty/purulent nasal discharge
Oral Exam: Deciduous premolars coming in on lower jaw
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, flea dirt noted, but no obvious live fleas, otherwise healthy hair coat, no masses noted
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: not performed
Assessment: Underage/Underweight; URI (acquired outside shelter)
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